East Hampton
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
East Hampton, NY

The very tall Montauk Point Lighthouse stands high on a hilly spot overlooking the rocky and pebbly shores of East Hampton in Long Island, New York
The very tall Montauk Point Lighthouse stands high on a hilly spot overlooking the rocky and pebbly shores of East Hampton in Long Island, New York
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in East Hampton, New York, with average temperature ranging between max 77°F (25°C) and min 62.6°F (17°C).

Temperature

In East Hampton, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 77°F (25°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall in East Hampton. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 0.8" (20mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 71.6°F (22°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in East Hampton. Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 71.6°F (22°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in East Hampton, New York, is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in East Hampton is 8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in East Hampton, New York, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 8 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in East Hampton?

The average high-temperature, in August, in East Hampton, New York, is 77°F (25°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

How many days does it rain in August in East Hampton?

In East Hampton, in August, during 9 rainfall days, 0.8" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in East Hampton?

August is the month with the least rainfall in East Hampton. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 0.8" (20mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in East Hampton?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in East Hampton, New York, with an average ocean temperature of 71.6°F (22°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 71.6°F (22°C).

What is the ocean temperature in August in East Hampton?

In August, the average ocean temperature in East Hampton is 71.6°F (22°C). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 71.6°F (22°C) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in August in East Hampton?

In East Hampton, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does East Hampton have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in East Hampton?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index in East Hampton.

How high is the UV index in August in East Hampton?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - East Hampton, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 77°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.6°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23°F).

Average rainfall in August - East Hampton, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.8").

Average rainfall days in August - East Hampton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (8 days).

Average sea temperature in August - East Hampton, NY
  • Average sea temperature in August: 72°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (72°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (41°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - East Hampton, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - East Hampton, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).